El Cid

West Palm Beach
  • Dyer Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401


El Cid West Palm Beach is the most prestigious historic community in West Palm Beach, located just south of the Downtown area along the Intracoastal Waterway. El Cid is a West Palm Beach iconic community, sought after for its enduring character, approximately 272 upscale homes and unsurpassed location. A distinct characteristic of the El Cid neighborhood is its consistency and flow as you travel down its streets. There is a pattern of very large lots and relatively deep front yard setbacks. The streets themselves are clean, freshly landscaped, and lined with palm trees.

An iconic community combined with its concentration of outstanding period architecture, El Cid is on the west shore of the Intracoastal across from Palm Beach, the closest neighborhood to downtown. The El Cid Historic District is listed on the local, State, and National Register of Historic Places.  S. Flagler Drive separates these homes from the Intracoastal Waterway and it also provides a much-used walking, jogging, and biking path along the water's edge. There are six parks within just a few blocks of El Cid, the largest being North Gallery Park adjacent to the Norton Museum of Art. Residents who wish to hit the beaches can travel either north to the Royal Palm Park Bridge or south to the Southern Blvd. causeway. There are also seven fitness centers and two yoga studios within a mile of the El Cid neighborhood.

Spanning Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach, El Cid offers residents some of the most memorable and stunning views of Palm Beach. The charm of El Cid rests in the unique architectural character of the homes, ranging from modern to Mediterranean, Old Florida inspired and charming bungalows blend seamlessly on the manicured streets of the neighborhood. These homes are inspired by Spanish, Italian, and Moorish sources and are prone to have such features as enormous fireplaces and winding staircases. The exteriors are distinct with barrel tile roofing, parapets, bell towers, turrets, wrought iron balconies, and pastel stucco finishes. Also found in El Cid are many Mission Style homes.  Most homes in El Cid are single-family homes, although there are about six buildings that are considered multi-family and may contain condos. There are twenty-four homes in El Cid that are classified as waterfront homes. 

Homes range in size from 1,400 square feet to over 5,000 square feet of living area and every property is surrounded by the lush landscaping and mature trees that make El Cid a hallmark West Palm Beach community.

The community is ideally located minutes from the eclectic shops of Downtown West Palm Beach and City Place, Palm Beach International Airport, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Worth Avenue, Norton Museum of Art and the beach.  It is only minutes from I-95, the Florida Turnpike and the Intracoastal Waterway.

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